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City honors TMS Cross Country runner Woolverton

By Pat Pratt ppratt@timestribunenews.com Troy City Council on Monday honored Triad Middle School Cross Country Captain Gavin Woolverton for numerous accomplishments with the team, including All American Honors.  Woolverton, who attended the meeting with family members, earned All American Honors by placing ninth among runners from across the nation at the Cross Country Coaches National…

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Triad avenges lone MVC hoops loss

By Anthony Jones sports.times.tribune@gmail.com The stakes were high when Triad basketball marched onto the court last Friday. Their lead over the Mississippi Valley Conference hung in the balance and the game was the Knights last chance to impress before the playoff seeding process began. But above all that, it was a chance to take down…

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TMS students take on the stock market

New personal finance class is helping students learn fiscal responsibility By Pat Pratt ppratt@timestribunenews.com Seventh grader Zach Symmonds may be looking to a future as a professional broker after learning the intricacies of the stock market and other economic topics through a new personal finance class at Triad Middle School. Symmonds was one of several…

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Troy assisted living resident found dead

By Pat Pratt ppratt@timestribunenews.com Troy Police are investigating after a 77-year-old woman was found dead early Tuesday in the 1900 block of SRA Bradley R Smith Drive.   Kathleen Kinkel, a longtime resident of Troy, was discovered about 8:19 a.m. in what a police news release described as an open area south of the aforementioned address.…

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County, Dream Center hosts event to connect homeless with services

By Devese “Dee” Ursery dursery@timestribunenews.com Madison County and the Dream Center on Friday helped to connect the homeless with all kinds of needed resources in a single setting. Project Homeless Connect is a county wide event that helps the homeless community get their hands on services and goods that could possibly help. Over 30 vendors…

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Glen Carbon man who threatened shooting at EHS free on bond

By Pat Pratt ppratt@timestribunenews.com A Glen Carbon man accused of threatening to conduct a shooting at Edwardsville High School is free on bond after a mental health evaluation deemed him a “low risk of harm to himself or others.” Court records show 19-year-old Spencer Hurley is charged with two felony counts of falsely making a…

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Former US Bank building to house restaurant, upscale apartments

By Pat Pratt ppratt@timestribunenews.com Construction is progressing on the old US Bank building at the corner of Main and Market Streets in Troy, which upon completion will house a new restaurant and apartments. The eatery to open on the ground floor of the former bank building has not yet been named, as an opening timeline…

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Wrestling Knights reclaim MVC crown

By Anthony Jones sports.times.tribune@gmail.com Last year, Triad wrestling’s 14 year run as Mississippi Valley Conference champions came to an end at the hands of the Civic Memorial Eagles. With thoughts of avenging the streak on their mind, the team traveled to the home of the defending champions on Jan. 28 for the MVC Super Duals.…

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NWS, Collinsville Fire to host storm spotter class

By Devese “Dee” Ursery dursery@timestribunenews.com Tornadoes, lightning and thunderstorms cause hundreds of injuries and deaths and billions in property and crop damages. One way to help your community is by becoming a volunteer storm spotter. The U.S. National Weather Service in St. Louis, with the help of the Collinsville Fire Department, will host a storm…

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Triad wrestling improves to 14-3 overall

By Anthony Jones sports.times.tribune@gmail.com As the Mississippi Valley Conference duals approach, Triad wrestling added a few more wins to their resume last week. Their action started on Jan. 18, when they hosted the Alton Redbirds and the Springfield Senators. Against Alton, Triad won 60-24 and they also cruised to a 57-16 win over Springfield. At…

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